BLOG: Best/Worst Paying Cities For Women

Courtesy: ladyenews.blogspot.com

Courtesy: ladyenews.blogspot.com

The gender pay gap is still evident in the United States, however reports show the gap has improved since the 1960’s. 24/7 Wall Street shows in 2012, women’s median earnings were $10,404 less than men’s. 24/7 Wall Street reviewed America’s 100 most populous metro areas to find the smallest and widest pay gaps.

Here are the 10 cities with the worst gaps, according to the study.

1. Provo, Utah
2. Baton Rouge, La.
3. Scranton, Penn
4. Bakersfield, Calif.
5. Augusta, Ga
6. Birmingham, Ala.

7. St. Louis

8. Ogden, Utah 

9. Pittsburgh

10. Bridgeport, Conn   

Here are the 10 cities with the smallest gaps, according to the study.

1. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

2. Fresno, CA

3. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX

4. Albuquerque, NM

5. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

6. Las Vegas-Paradise, NV

7. Stockton, CA

8. North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL

9. Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA

10. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL